Atmospherics (album)

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Atmospherics
Bass Communion Atmospherics.jpg
Compilation album by Bass Communion
Released 1999
Recorded Battery Studios, London
Genre
Length 76:31
Label Bruton Music
BRI 53
Producer Steven Wilson
Bass Communion chronology
II
(1999)
Atmospherics
(1999)
Vajrayana
(2004)

Atmospherics is a collection of Bass Communion music released by library music company Bruton Music>[1] and distributed to media companies for use in television and radio programs. Some of the pieces are extracts and remixes of tracks from other Bass Communion albums.[2]

It was never commercially available.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Includes descriptions provided to television and radio.

  1. Spellbound [Magical, airy, building in tension.] - 2:33
  2. Bliss [Warm, flowing, euphoric.] - 3:05
  3. Past Lives [Slow, thoughtful over eerie crackling record.] - 2:36
  4. The Fog [Gradually creeping, muffled, ominous.] - 2:07
  5. Transcendence [Light, climbing, wondrous.] - 3:32
  6. Heartbeat [Swelling, mysterious pulses.] - 2:40
  7. Held under [Sinister, underwater pressure.] - 1:52
  8. Mountain Peak [Calm, ethereal, steadily rising.] - 2:43
  9. Night Creatures [Jungle at night, echoing noises.] - 2:38
  10. Sonar [Soft, slowly progressing mystery.] - 2:16
  11. Nostalgia [Sober, uneasy, surreal.] - 2:27
  12. Acquiescence [Tranquil, spreading waves.] - 2:46
  13. Edge of Darkness [Quietly threatening, danger approaching.] - 3:19
  14. Sense of Awe [Gentle, tentative progression.] - 2:23
  15. Desert Plains [Eerie minimalism.] - 2:34
  16. Ethereal [Smooth gliding motion, increasing in pressure.] - 1:56
  17. Sleepwalking [Spooky late night restlessness.] - 2:40
  18. Aftermath [Haunting desolation.] - 2:33
  • Tracks 19 - 36 are :60 edits of these titles.
  • Tracks 37 - 54 are :30 edits of these titles.

Track notes[edit]

Track 3 is a remixed extract of "16 Second Swarm" from II
Track 4 appears on III as "Grammatic Fog"
Track 5 is a remixed extract of track 2 ("Drugged") from I
Track 7 is an extended remixed version of "Advert" from II
Track 9 appears on III as "Lina Romay"
Track 10 appears on III as "Sonar"
Track 12 is a remixed extract of "Drugged III" from II
Track 17 is a remixed extract of "Sleep Etc" from I
Track 18 is a remixed extract of "Wide Open Killingfeld" from II

Credits[edit]

Composed by Steven Wilson, except "Aftermath" written by Steven Wilson/Theo Travis
All instruments: Steven Wilson

Executive Producer: Jez Poole.
Recorded & mixed at Battery Studios, London, UK.
Mix Engineer: Steven Wilson.
Mastering: Chris Parmenidis, Battery Studios, London, UK.
Post-production Co-ordinator: Claire Leaver.
Graphic Designer: Jacquie O'Neill, Zomba Design

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bruton Music - CDs and Vinyl at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  2. ^ Bass Communion - Atmospherics at Discogs
  3. ^ Häberle, Uwe (2009). "Steven Wilson - The Complete Discography (8th Edition)" (PDF). p. 247. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 

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